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    Most students are going back to school next week. As a parent, are you/were you happy when that day comes/came?
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    IN GOOD TASTE: Fast food, farm-to-table style

    By Dianne Bunis Summer's vibrant foods are bursting with flavor! Just picked off the vine tomatoes and cucumbers, throw in baby radishes, sweet onion, herbs and you have a fresh salad as a main or side to grilled meat or fish. Full Story
    AYER NEWS
    Join Girl Scouts

    Fall is almost here and the local Girl Scouts invite all girls from kindergarten through 12th-grade to join in the fun. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    Officer injured by alleged drunken driver

    PEPPERELL -- Chief David Scott reports that a Pepperell police sergeant is recovering at home after his marked cruiser was struck by an alleged drunken driver earlier Sunday morning. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Luina Greine: Hooked on alpacas, they searched for a farm

    GROTON -- It was 95 degrees and even the birds hid from the sun in their leaf-shaded nests. All I can do is feel sorry for the heavy coats the gentle alpacas are wearing. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    ConsCom gears up for open space plan

    SHIRLEY -- The Conservation Commission brainstormed about the questions they might ask residents in a town-wide survey they hope to present soon. Full Story
    TOWNSEND NEWS
    Officer injured by alleged drunken driver

    PEPPERELL -- Chief David Scott reports that a Pepperell police sergeant is recovering at home after his marked cruiser was struck by an alleged drunken driver earlier Sunday morning. Full Story
    SPORTS
    By Chad Garner

    MediaNews Football, football, football. Not surprisingly, it's on the mind of every high school football coach 365 days a year. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    The Posting Board

    Well adult clinic Sept. 15 Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Harvard Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Tuesday, Sept. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    Challenge grant launched

    for local libraries
    FITCHBURG -- The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts announces a $25,000 challenge grant for local libraries. Full Story
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    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.